The measurement programme at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN

Gunsing, F. and Aberle, O. and Andrzejewski, J. and Audouin, L. and Bécares, V. and Bacak, M. and Balibrea-Correa, J. and Barbagallo, M. and Barros, S. and Bečvář, F. and Beinrucker, C. and Belloni, F. and Berthoumieux, E. and Billowes, J. and Bosnar, Damir and Brown, A. and Brugger, M. and Caamaño, M. and Calviño, F. and Calviani, M. and Cano-Ott, D. and Cardella, R. and Casanovas, A. and Castelluccio, D. M. and Cerutti, F. and Chen, Y. H. and Chiaveri, E. and Colonna, N. and Cortés-Giraldo, M. A. and Cortés, G. and Cosentino, L. and Damone, L. A. and Deo, K. and Diakaki, M. and Domingo-Pardo, C. and Dressler, R. and Dupont, E. and Durán, I. and Fernández-Domínguez, B. and Ferrari, A. and Ferreira, P. and Finocchiaro, P. and Frost, R. J. W. and Furman, V. and Ganesan, S. and García, A. R. and Gawlik, A. and Gheorghe, I. and Gilardoni, S. and Glodariu, T. and Gonçalves, I. F. and González, E. and Goverdovski, A. and Griesmayer, E. and Guerrero, C. and Göbel, K. and Harada, H. and Heftrich, T. and Heinitz, S. and Hernández-Prieto, A. and Heyse, J. and Jenkins, D. G. and Jericha, E. and Käppeler, F. and Kadi, Y. and Kalamara, A. and Katabuchi, T. and Kavrigin, P. and Ketlerov, V. and Khryachkov, V. and Kimura, A. and Kivel, N. and Kokkoris, M. and Krtička, M. and Kurtulgil, D. and Leal-Cidoncha, E. and Lederer, C. and Leeb, H. and Lerendegui, J. and Licata, M. and Lo Meo, S. and Lonsdale, S. J. and Losito, R. and Macina, D. and Marganiec, J. and Martínez, T. and Masi, A. and Massimi, C. and Mastinu, P. and Mastromarco, M. and Matteucci, F. and Maugeri, E. A. and Mazzone, A. and Mendoza, E. and Mengoni, A. and Milazzo, P. M. and Mingrone, F. and Mirea, M. and Montesano, S. and Musumarra, A. and Nolte, R. and Negret, A. and Oprea, A. and Palomo-Pinto, F. R. and Paradela, C. and Patronis, N. and Pavlik, A. and Perkowski, J. and Porras, I. and Praena, J. and Quesada, J. M. and Radeck, D. and Rajeev, K. and Rauscher, T. and Reifarth, R. and Riego-Perez, A. and Robles, M. and Rout, P. and Rubbia, C. and Ryan, J. A. and Sabaté-Gilarte, M. and Saxena, A. and Schillebeeckx, P. and Schmidt, S. and Schumann, D. and Sedyshev, P. and Smith, A. G. and Sosnin, N. V. and Stamatopoulos, A. and Suryanarayana, S. V. and Tagliente, G. and Tain, J. L. and Tarifeño-Saldivia, A. and Tarrío, D. and Tassan-Got, L. and Tsinganis, A. and Valenta, S. and Vannini, G. and Variale, V. and Vaz, P. and Ventura, A. and Vlachoudis, V. and Vlastou, R. and Wallner, A. and Warren, S. and Weigand, M. and Weiss, C. and Wolf, C. and Woods, P. J. and Wright, T. and Žugec, Petar (n_TOF Collaboration) (2017) The measurement programme at the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN. In: ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology. EPJ Web of Conferences. No. 146. Art. No. 11002, September 11–16, 2016, Bruges, Belgija.

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Abstract

Neutron-induced reaction cross sections are important for a wide variety of research fields ranging from the study of nuclear level densities, nucleosynthesis to applications of nuclear technology like design, and criticality and safety assessment of existing and future nuclear reactors, radiation dosimetry, medical applications, nuclear waste transmutation, accelerator-driven systems and fuel cycle investigations. Simulations and calculations of nuclear technology applications largely rely on evaluated nuclear data libraries. The evaluations in these libraries are based both on experimental data and theoretical models. CERN’s neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF has produced a considerable amount of experimental data since it has become fully operational with the start of its scientific measurement programme in 2001. While for a long period a single measurement station (EAR1) located at 185 m from the neutron production target was available, the construction of a second beam line at 20 m (EAR2) in 2014 has substantially increased the measurement capabilities of the facility. An outline of the experimental nuclear data activities at n_TOF will be presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Keywords: n_TOF, CERN, measurement programme
Date: 2017
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Physics
Additional Information: © The Authors, published by EDP Sciences. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Physics
Depositing User: Gordana Stubičan Ladešić
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2017 09:00
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2017 09:00
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/5717

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